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it keeps it. >>> former army major nadal hassan spoke three words today, the defense rests. >> reporter: he had wanted to tell jurors he killed u.s. soldiers to save muslim lives in afghanistan, but the military judge deemed that argument irrelevant. the american-born nadal hassan was limited to addressing the fact of the case, the facts the accused agrees with. >>> most observers would call this an unique trial. not only is hassan representing himself, but he told the jury on day one that he is the shooter. he's charged with 16 murders one was a civilian. in his case against hassan prosecutors painted a scene of heroism and chaos during the attack. 89 prosecutors witnesses took the stand. a retired staff sergeant who was shot seven times. a police officer who shot the attacker in the hand preventing him from reloading and allowing her partner to take him down. one by one the victims walked past hassan in his wheelchair, some looked at him in the eye and all described him as the shooter. hassan declined to call any defense witnesses. he declined to present a case. hassan, a former army psyc
major nidal hassan is in the hands of a jury. a panel of officers began deliberating on thursday after hassan passed on his final chance to address the jury. he did not offer closing argument. he could get the death penalty for shooting and killing 14 fellow soldiers in 2009. aljazeera is live in fort hood, texas. height de, given that hassan has basically put forward no defense and confessed to the today, only one gite would make punishment. there must be an aggravated factor, multiple killings unanimous on all of those findings. >> thank you, heidi. san diego's embattled mayor bob filner could step down today. filner has reportedly agreed to resign as part of a deal to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit. filner's lawyers issued a statement confirming that a settlement had been reached but declined to reveal details of the terms. 17 women accused him of inappropriate behavior. attorney gloria allred represents one of the accusers. >> i would like to see a resignation without conditions and without the taxpayers being forced to make a gift of public funds to him in order for him to res
: the prosecution in the fort hood trial resting its case, now it's major nadal hassan's turn. he has the opportunity to present his side of the case if there is a side. when court gets underway at 10:00 a.m. eastern time hassan representing himself is accused of killing 13 people in a shooting rampage at fort hood. how do we expect his testimony to go. >> reporter: this is the moment everyone has been waiting for in this long awaited court-martial. because hassan is acting as his own lawyer this could get interesting. yesterday the judge told major hassan you must ask yourself questions if you class to testify. you are not allowed to make a statement. it must be in a q and a format. if he chooses to do so, that could be awfully bizarre to watch. but taking the stand also opens him up to cross-examination by the prosecution. a lot of military law experts told me they would be surprised if this morning major hassan has chosen to put himself in that position. but this has been a court-martial full of odd behavior of the 42-year-old psychiatrist who asked very few questions of the 90 wit
at 28. more injured. >>> major nadal hassan was found guilty of the fort hood rampage that left 14 fellow soldiers death. and a military jury sentenced sergeant robert bales to life without parole. bales pleaded guilty in june of 2012 to a shooting spree. it was part of a deal to avoid the death penalty but he will be ineligible to receive a chance at parole. those are the headlines. i'm tony harris. "inside story" is next. >> high costs, high debt as the president announces plans to make universities more affordable. we'll look at how the u.s. education system compares with others from around the world. from washington, this is inside story. [♪ music ] >> welcome, i'm libby casey. a comin college education in the united states costs more than anywhere else in the world. despite the high bill american colleges are slipping in the international rankings. on thursday president obama introduced a plan that he says will help make college for affordable. >> i'm proposing major new reforms that will shake up the current system, create better incentives for colleges to do more with less
to the victims of the september 11 attack. the jury is deciding if nadal hassan should be put to death. the jury got the statement aftee he did not make a closing argueg he did not think much of the t case only asking a few questions. he does not deny being the shooter and has allegedly saidly he wanted the death penalty to become a martyr. >> it's a cost that many families feel is worth the burden but it can leave you burb glid piles of death. president obama on a cross country push to promote a plan he says will make college more affordable. also in the headlines a bug in i your computer is a minor problem but it's a bigger deal when itni happens on the stock market. m the latest yesterday when we whe come back.  >> make headlines in the h financial world some kind of computer glitch halted trading on nasdaq yesterday afternoon.o. trillions of dollars in trades were held up for three hours. you can see where activity flatlined until a half hour before the closing bell. you may remember this is not the first time. this reminded many of the crash in 2010 and the ipo of face
house san military trial. hassan is acting as his own lawyer, and has been mostly quiet in the courtroom. >> congress is on recess, but senator john mccain was still called into work. on jury duty. according to politicala he spent monday at an arizona courthouse before walking in, he worked he was there to do his civic duty for a change. and reinstitute law and order after a few hours he was as you can imagine given the all clear without getting picked. all right. >> you know he had been picked for jury duty, and i still haven't. >> they will call you tomorrow now. 4:57. >> and still ahead, the park service is already using sharp shooters to control the deer population. to find out where else in our area, the controversial technique could be used. we will be right back. [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nature. nature valley. nature at
nadal hassan has been convicted of fay it willy shooting 19 people during the ft. hood massacre. he'll continue to represent himself in the sentencing phase of the trial which begins on monday. during the trial, hassan called no witnesses in his defense and made no closing argument. prosecutors are expected to call 19 witnesses during sentencing. and controversial san diego mayor bob filner agreeing to step down amid allegations he sexually harassed women. the city council voting unanimously to accept the resignation. more than a dozen women have come forward since july. morning their complaints, accusations of touching, forcible kissing and inappropriate comments. now back to fox files. >>> charles starkweather and carol ann fugate. in january of 1958, the two left a bloody trail of terror on the great plains. and to this day, the mystery continues. was 14-year-old carol ann fugate charlie starkweather's hostage or a willing accomplice? >> you believe he was never being held hostage? >> no. >> i have looked in her eyes and i have watched her relive everything. she had nothing to do
of those killed. >>> the sentencing phase of the trial begins made for major nadal hassan. a military jury found him guilty of killing 13 fellow soldiers in 2009. hassan admitted to the murders in court and had no reaction on friday when the guilty verdict was red. the jury will now decide if he will be executed for his crimes or spend the rest of his life in prison. >>> washington state police are hunting for a teenager who is suspected of beating an 88-year-old world war ii veteran to death. another teenager is already in custody for the crime. police found the veteran in his car on wednesday with serious injuries. he died in the hospital yesterday. so far, police do not have a motive. >>> in lebanon, the death toll from two car bombings has now climbed to 47. it happened on friday in tripoli in the northern part of the country. today, we are seeing just how powerful those bombs were. it appears to have been a pair. mistaken of the victims had attended afternoon prayers. at least 300 people are hospitalized, 65 of those in critical condition no. one has claimed responsibility for the att
inmates. they are trying to decide if major nidal hassan should get the death penalty. he has admitted to being the shooter of the 2009 killing of 13 people. after prosecutors called for the death penalty. a new hospital will go up in prince georges county. we are going to share the official plans. >> tucker has your forecast coming up and check in with the morning commute with steve h hershon when we come back.  "i'm terry mcauliffe, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad." it's been called "cuccinelli's witch hunt" "designed to intimidate and suppress" ken cuccinelli used taxpayer funds to investigate a uva professor whose research on climate change cuccinelli opposed. cuccinelli, a climate change denier, forced the university to spend over half a million dollars defending itself against it's own attorney general. ken cuccinelli. he's focused on his own agenda. not us. backflips and cartwheels.mile? love, warmth. here, try this. mmmm, ok! ching! i like the fact that there's lots of different tastes going on. mmmm! breakfast i'm very impressed. this is a great cereal! h
in texas has been sentenced to die. nadal hassan was sentenced earlier today. that sentence will be automatically appealed. >> on the 50th anniversary of martin luther king's "i have a dream" speech, thousands gathered in washington, d.c. again. former presidents, celebrities and every day americans were there. >> near two weeks, firefighters are till fighting that fire out in california. we'll have the latest news coming up at 11:00 here on aljazeera. ♪ theme ♪ theme >> as the u.s. may be drawing closinger to intervention in syria polls vin to show a large majority of americans oppose military action. how can the u.s. build an international coalition when its leaders can't build one here at home? also, twitter, google and "the new york times" websites suffer cyber attacks. a group connected to the syrian government is the likely culprit. how vulnerable is america's cyber infra structure to another attack. >> the women who worked side by side with the men during the civil movement the were given their proper due. >> we begin with syria, and how an attack that seemed emin
of the alleged fort hood shooter resumes today after son unusual developments. nadal hassan is representing himself. the lawyers hired to help him, say it is clear that he is working toward a death penalty. that exchange prompted the judge to close the courtroom, she must decide what to do next. he is accused of killing 13 people, and wounding nine others. an. his ex-wife requested that hearing after the five-year-old son became stuck in a pool drain. he nearly drowned and a contractor who happened to be at the home was able to rescue the boy and perform cpr. she is seeking temporary custody of the two children. >> with some good news. researchers in germany are testing a new laser that actually detects turbulent air. to 20 miles it is estimated by the way, the turbulence has a $150 million impact on the economy each year. >> now to a very bizarre discovery. a man snapped this photo of a dead shark on a train that was headed to queens. a conductor asked passengers to go ahead and leave the car, as supervisor later disposed of that shark. officials don't know how the shark ended up on that t
president, hassan rowhani has sghorn yesterday as the country's new president. good-bye, mahmoud ahmadinejad, known of course for his controversial comments denying the holocaust and his absolutist approach to nuclear talks. pretty much determined by the ayatollah for him. while rowhani gave the u.s. new hope for a chance for a better relationship, he was widely condemned this weekend for referring to israel as a "wound" in the muslim world. >>> the "wall street journal" is reporting today that iran could be pursuing a second path to a nuclear program via plutonium rather than uranium. ann curry is in tehran covering the important transition to a new regime. ann? >> reporter: andrea, good afternoon. the man inaugurated as iran's new president on sunday is as different from president ahmadinejad as president obama is from george w. bush. is he a moderate, promising better relations with the world and an end to social restriction especially for women. now all he's got to do is prove it. those men smiled for the cameras but president rowhani vows to change virtually everything mahmoud ahmadinej
's not exactly clear what nidal hassan will do. finished telling the judge a while ago. he will continue to represent himself in the sentencing phase. the judge told him she thought that was unwise. the decision he continues to make. as you know, jessica, hasan over the last three weeks had very little input into the trial. asking very few questions he acted as his own attorney and assisting attorneys early on said they believe that hasan was working with the prosecution to ensure he get the death penalty. >> it is so unusual. ed, if he does get the death penalty it might be the first time in some 50 years we see that in a military trial. what would some of the family members you have talked to say they would look to happen to him? >> you know it is interesting. i spoke with the husband of one of the survivors. the victims, and testified throughout the course of the trial, not allowed to speak because the judge is not alug that to happen until the trial is over. but of the husband of one of the victims told me in his words that he thought the death penalty would be too lenient a sentence
information. >> this major story army major nadal hassan found guilty on all counts. he faces the death penalty for killing 13 people when he injured others. he said this on fox and friends. >> what was really relieving is it took four years to come to this point and when survivors are talking about this, we talked about the need for justice to be served and when we saw the verdict come down, it meant a whole lot to us. all 13 jurors must vote for excuse or he will get the rest of his life in prison. and an 8-year-old girl fights off a would-be kidnapper in her backyard. >> she bit down on the man's hand and she kicked him and when she broke free ran into the neighbor's side door. >> the kidnapping attempt caught on a neighbor's surveillance camera. >> authorities are warning families to be extra vigilant. >> it was monkey see monkey do. little girl making friends with this gorilla. each other copies movements and sharing a kiss. >> you know what she said? >> oo oo oo oo oo afth, ah, ah, ah. >> what does a panda say rick? >> i don't know, i don't know those games. >> soon your level of
-tech? is this something where you say he had his eye to get command in explain. was it really -- >> hassan and lot. is in charge of the kind of tentacle committee. they have engineers, their on encryption software. they have created a proprietary technology that allows them to have these kinds of remote conferences. is pretty amazing stuff. and they also have an internet. not only forms of we know about. but they also have other sites that are more hidden. pass for protection that allows people to communicate with the mother ship, if you well. they still use careers. constantly aware of internet security. no one is allowed to use any kind of wireless broadcasting. they know a lot about american intelligence capabilities. they have developed some pretty expensive technology. >> mentioned the as a new piece just now concurrent with this panel. i think i was every bit to understand better the situation of with the technology involves. when it first reported this is a conference call people were saying it can't be a conference conscious thinking in terms of normal american business conference calls we
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